Catalan Romanesque

The exhibition “guests of honor” holds, until April 11, 1975 anniversary of the inauguration of the Museu d’Art de Catalunya. It is a unique opportunity to enjoy the masterpieces of Catalan art gathered under one roof. The sample allows a journey through the history of Catalan art from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century from pieces of great artistic quality of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, nineteenth century and the first three decades of the century XX. The exhibition brings together 75 masterpieces of Catalan art from private collections, museums Catalan, European and American, and ecclesiastical heritage. Some of these works exceptionally leave its usual place in churches and cathedrals of Catalonia to join in this commemorative exhibition.

The Majesty of Beget, masterpiece of the Catalan Romanesque sculpture, leaves for a few months its liturgical function in the church of Sant Cristofor of Beget, a place of pilgrimage. The occasion will also undertake the restoration of some of these works. Other works come from museums abroad, such as “The farmer and his wife” looked, which is usually located at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. In addition to the pieces selected for the exhibition, the rich collection of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), the eleventh century to the twentieth century, exhibits, among others, two of the most admired periods of Catalan art: the Romanesque, with a unique collection in the world, and modernism, with iconic works by artists such as Antoni Gaudi. The celebration of the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of the Museu d’Art de Catalunya offers therefore the opportunity to enjoy an important and difficult to repeat selection of guests of honor. Book your you do not miss this important exhibition.